Monthly Archives: November 2017

St. Mary’s County Continues to Investigate Emergency Radio System Issues

St. Mary’s County Continues to Investigate Emergency Radio System Issues

The tragic events surrounding the loss of an infant on October 24 have raised concerns regarding emergency response in St. Mary’s County. As the matter continues to be investigated, some preliminary findings have been determined. St. Mary’s County utilizes multiple systems to alert first responders of a call for service. This provides for redundancy,...
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Leonardtown Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail for Shooting at Ex-Girl Friend

Leonardtown Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail for Shooting at Ex-Girl Friend

UPDATE: Kyle Shurtleff, 25, of Leonardtown, accepted a plea bargain in July and pleaded guilty to first degree assault, in exchange for five other charges being dropped. On Monday, October 30, 2017, Judge Michael  Stamm sentenced Shurtleff to 20 years in prison, with all but 15 years suspended. Shurtleff will also be on five years of...
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Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Upper Marlboro

Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Upper Marlboro

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a collision in Upper Marlboro that resulted in the death of 73-year-old Isiah Pugh of the 900 block of Forest Drive in Oxon Hill. On October 24, 2017, at about 1:10 pm, patrol officers were called to the 15900 block of Marlboro...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BERNIE

Wednesday’s Pet is BERNIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 11-1-17 is BERNIE Featured Pet: Bernie Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Bernie is 7 years old, but does not seem a day over 2. She is full of love and...
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Thousands of Citations and Multiple Arrests During Ongoing Indian Head Highway Traffic Initiative

Thousands of Citations and Multiple Arrests During Ongoing Indian Head Highway Traffic Initiative

As part of their ongoing efforts to reduce unsafe driving along Indian Head Highway, the Prince George’s County Police Department have partnered with the Maryland State Police to provide enhanced traffic enforcement. This initiative started in early September, 2017. In just 6 weeks, their combined efforts resulted in more than 3,100 traffic citations, along with...
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